A small state in north-east India, Sikkim is surrounded by Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal. Sikkim is a Himalayan state, and boasts a dramatic and magnificent landscape including India’s highest mountain, 8,586m Kanchenjunga. Almost the entire state of Sikkim is hilly, with an elevation ranging from 280 metres (920 ft) to 8,586 metres (28,169 ft). There are also glaciers, alpine meadows and thousands of varieties of wildflowers to witness in Sikkim. Steep paths lead to hilltop Buddhist monasteries such as Pemayangtse, which dates to the early 1700s are are a big attraction to traveller from across the globe. Sikkim is one of the few states in India to receive regular snowfall. So, it’s time you pay a visit to this spectacular state and be amazed.